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Naval History and Heritage Command

On the Old Ohio

Ships on the Ohio river
Description: Drawing, Pen and Ink on Paper; by Thomas Hart Benton; C. 1944; Framed Dimensions 23H X 27W
Accession #: 88-159-AT as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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The newly launched LST moves down the Ohio River from Pittsburgh on her "shakedown cruise". In comparison to the modern war vessel is an old stern wheeler at the left, her two towering stacks putting black smoke into the sky.

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